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| Last Updated:: 08/03/2019

Ducks found dabbling in Chennai could be from Russia

 

 

 

 

 

The bird watchers who had trekked to the Perumbakkam marshland hoping to spot a few rare species couln’t believe what they were seeing.

 

 

 

 

They were thrilled after a closer look confirmed that the half-a-dozen frolicking in the water body were dabbling ducks or gadwalls, migrants capable of flying more than 5,000km, but very rarely spotted in South India.

 

 

 

 

Source: The New Indian Express, March 7, 2019, Chennai.